The first way that the economy was impacted was that with the ease and efficiency of the railroads, they created a large demand for goods and labor because they needed a lot of people to help build the railroads and also needed a large quantity of steel for the rails and wood for the railroad ties. Secondly the railroads created a huge national market because of the simplicity of delivering goods from place to place. The railroads helped the people in even the most rural place prosper with the cost efficient transportation of the trains. From 1830 to 1861, the United States laid aproximately 30,000 miles of railroad track, which led to an increase in demand for coal which was used to produce iron for the
First ranked was the steam powered locomotive, canals second and roads third. The steam-powered locomotive is ranked first because it made a huge difference to society because goods could be delivered at a faster rate and they could hold more weight. The locomotive created in 1814 by George Stephenson was named the “Blucher” and could pull eight
The impact of the war was felt immediately in the arts. Due to France’s military successes in the war they soon became the richest and most prosperous country in Europe. This led to a growth in French culture with patronage being given to all art forms, and we can see how the French style of
For example, the North had a larger population and an industrialized society. On the other hand, the South had better generals, the advantage of knowing the fighting terrain, and only needed to fight defensively. All of these advantages played a major role in the eventual outcome of the war. Likewise, the North’s railroad system and industry gave them better equipment and transportation. The population of the North stayed larger than the South’s throughout the war.
The natural resources that England had gave them an advantage. Major resources that England had was Coal, Iron, Wool, Lead, Tin, and Cotton (Doc 1). With the advantages, farmers used the resources for good use. The resource also helped by powering factories with the coal. Coal was really important Europe, without coal they would have steam engines or factories.
The appearance of the railroad in the early 19th century created a revolution in the transportation for the development of the economy and the society. This invention, eventually, also brought a lot of outcomes as well as disadvantages for the people living near the routes and the stations. First of all, the railroad system increased the carrying capacity and reduced the shipping cost. Not only people near the stations received this benefit but also the rural area where the railroad system reached. “Railroads provided a quick, scheduled, and year-round mode of transportation.
European colonization of other parts of the world was affected by mercantilism due to its ability to strengthen a nation through its attribute to increase wealth. Increased wealth always helped make a nation stronger by building a stronger military and helped it expand the nations influence and supported the lives of others. Its wealth was increased due to the new goods introduced to Europe which was able to be sold to other countries who lacked this good and was able to make a profit from it. Not only that but through mercantilism businesses of all kinds were able to expand and continued to shape up the economy. As Europe began to colonize other parts of the world, such as North and South America, they discovered new goods there such as food
In the 1800 's Europe colonized Africa because of its vast land, good location, and plentiful resources. In the year 2030, America should colonize South America because South America is the fourth largest continent and is plentiful in mining, oil and fish. With the help of the United States, South America can be more developed and be able to trade goods
Moreover, document six shows the trading routes from different European countries and resources traded. It demonstrates that many riches come into Europe from the Age of Exploration. This increase in wealth and European power, caused by the Age of Exploration, was an accomplishment that set off the Renaissance. Document nine strengthens this argument by showing all the negative coming to the Americas while the great supplies are traveling to Europe. In contrast to document six, document nine has many of the diseases and shows that Europe is benefiting the most in this trade network.
Triangular trade led to world economy growing rapidly as more goods were being made and traded more than ever before. In conclusion both religious factors and economic factors played a huge role in the colonization of America, but in different ways. The British wanted to ensure economic dominance through their powerful monarch. The new settlers came seeking a better life, along with wanting to create a society based on freedom. To each their
They also discovered mineral resources that boosted the iron and textile industries of the North. The southerners were also growing pretty fast before the Civil War. Farming and availability of land increased, coupled with the advancement of technology. The war was largely due
Before the arrival of the Europeans, African accomplished many achievements across all of their cities, empires and, kingdoms that defined their nation. Their achievements can be split into three groups, economics, politics, and culture. Before the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the African people developed great kingdoms in which they established a great way of life for themselves. The African empires, kingdoms and cities had a vast amount of achievements before the arrival of the Europeans, they had a great economy due to their plentiful trading, as well as a vivid culture lead by the generosity of their government. Africa 's thriving economy was mostly due to the consistent trading across the world.
Final Copy The weapons of the union and confederate that they used during the civil war were closely similar. However the union had many advantages like the industrial system and others. The union had the better weapons then the confederate. The union was superior to the confederacy in almost every way they could they had better factories, a lot more soldiers, and incredibly advanced technology. Epically when compared to the confederates weapons, soldiers and such to the northern.
Before The Industrial revolution, coal was used, but what coal was mined came from just below the earth’s surface. And although deep mining had already begun in Britain in 1880, America had yet to catch up. During the Industrial Revolution, the demand for coal increased rapidly, therefore mines became deeper and deeper throughout the years. In the early 1900s, two main types of coal existed - anthracite and bituminous coal. Anthracite burns much cleaner than the latter, and therefore was used more frequently and preferred by the majority of Americans, especially for residential use.
The North had many advantages over the South in the Civil War. They were able to move food and supplies at a more efficient rate, due to their advancements in the Market Revolution. The military demands greatly benefited the industries such as arms and clothing. The railroad industry prospered as well, carrying troops and supplies to the front lines. The South on the other hand was shattered.